Kanye West Is Under Investigation For Alleged Criminal Battery

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    Kanye West
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BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: Kanye West attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: Kanye West attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

Kanye West has been named a suspect in a criminal battery investigation, Variety reported. According to the publication, the alleged incident occurred around 3 a.m. outside of Soho Warehouse in downtown Los Angeles on Jan. 13.

Details regarding the incident are still pretty scarce, but according to TMZ, which first reported the news, the 44-year-old rapper allegedly pushed and punched a "male fan." Kanye was not arrested, but the incident is currently being investigated as a misdemeanor battery, which carries a maximum jail sentence of six months.

On Wednesday, Kanye was confirmed as a headliner at Coachella 2022, along with Harry Styles and Billie Eilish. As of now, he's still scheduled to perform. We will continue to follow this story as it develops.

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